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NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere. • A Portsmouth judge ruled that the media can attend the trial of a 14-year-old boy charged in the shooting death of a 12-year-old boy last December. – The Virginian-Pilot• Corey Stewart will chair a Trump-boosting super PAC called The Keeping America Great...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere. • Inmates at the Virginia Correctional Center for Women in Goochland County said they are not getting adequate medical care and fear getting sick will kill them after an inmate died last year because of the flu and MRSA. - The...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• Gov. Ralph Northam issued his first veto of the session, striking down a bill that would require state police to automatically issue concealed weapon permits to non-residents if background checks and other administrative reviews aren’t completed within 90 days. He...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere. • The rescue squad in Patrick County fired an EMT who made racist comments on a white supremacist podcast. “The board felt that this was in the best interest of the squad, which must continue to provide quality care...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• UVA is raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour next year, increasing pay for about 1,400 employees. – The Daily Progress• A former intern for House Majority Leader Todd Gilbert, R-Shenandoah, apologized after he was accused of attempting to...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• Eastern Virginia Medical School says an advisory board it has established will not, in fact, investigate the racist photo that appeared on Gov. Ralph Northam’s yearbook page. “The revised mission came to light as a Virginian-Pilot analysis found several...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• The Republican Party of Virginia says it will give $1,000 to anyone who turns up a photo of Attorney General Mike Herring in blackface. Asked for comment, Herring's spokesman responded, "Seriously?" – The Washington Post• A video archive of Charlottesville’s...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere. • In his first interview since admitting he wore blackface, Attorney General Mark Herring denied that he only made the admission because he was facing questions about the incident from the Associated Press. As for his calls for Gov....
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere. • The whole Pam Northam cotton thing might have been overblown, several participants in the disputed mansion tour say. The mother of the child who first raised concerns in a letter to the first lady said she stood by her...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• In light of sexual assault allegations against Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, Rep. Jennifer Wexton donated money that he gave to her campaign to the Loudoun Abused Women's Shelter. — The Washington Post• One of the neo-Nazi groups sued over...